LOWNDES CO. – The Lowndes High School’s Class of 2022 has surpassed the state average of reported graduation rate at 95.4 percent.
Lowndes High School’s Class of 2022 graduation rate is reported as 95.4%, surpassing the state average of 84.1%.
This marks the sixth consecutive year Lowndes High School’s graduation rate exceeded 90%.
A school’s graduation rate measures the percentage of students graduating from high school with a regular diploma in four years. Students with minimal outstanding credits towards earning a high school diploma may be allowed to return as a 5th Year Student to complete the diploma requirements.
Principal LeAnne McCall shared, “We are excited to celebrate our continued increase in the Graduation Rate. It truly reflects the dedication of the faculty and staff of Lowndes High School and the entire Lowndes County School System. The Class of 2022 is to be commended for their success, and we wish them well as part of the #OneLowndes family! We are definitely Vikings on the MOVE!”
In 2022, with an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students, Lowndes High School was one of the ten largest high schools in Georgia. Of these ten schools, Lowndes High tied one other school with the highest graduation rate.
The graduation rate among subgroups at Lowndes High School shows that 91.7% of Black students, 97.3% of Hispanic students, 95.8% of Multi-Racial students, and 96.3% of White students earned a high school diploma within a 4-year period. Additionally, the graduation rate for our Economically Disadvantaged students is 87.5%, English Learners is 95.5%, and Students with Disabilities 87.8%.
“Graduation is the culmination of a lifetime of learning for our students, beginning at home and progressing through elementary school, middle school, and high school,” says Superintendent Dr. Shawn Haralson. Haralson goes on to add, “Congratulations to the Class of 2022 for attaining this milestone.”